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Daiwon Lee

 (1921 - 2006)
Daiwon Lee was active/lived in South Korea.  Daiwon Lee is known for landscape painting.

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Daiwon Lee


Lee Dai-won was a renowned and influential modernist in Korean 20th Century painting. Trained as a lawyer, Lee was inspired by the French modernists, including especially the inventive Fauvist colorists such as Henri Matisse and Andre Derain. While his paintings may at first recall pointillism and related movements, his hatchwork forms, often calligraphic brushwork, and sensitive color palette equally suggest the reduced, elemental forms of traditional landscape painting. Lee was born Seoul and graduated from law school in 1945. His first solo exhibition was held in Dong Wha Gallery in Seoul in 1957, followed by another solo exhibition at the Asian Center in Tokyo in 1960. This work then stems from his earliest, formative years. Mountai  ...  Displaying 750 of 2465 characters.



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About  Daiwon Lee

Born:  1921
Died:   2006
Known for:  landscape painting